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Wolfie and the Silver Suit
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 39,440. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
What’s Wolfie Hebert to do when his parents vanish into the chaos of a war, leaving him behind, injured, terrified and alone? Courage and salvation come from the strangest places: a very special suit and a very unlikely friendship.
NYU Murder February 6, 1955
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,930. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
24-year-old Herta Payson found the lifeless corpse of Ann Yarrow, an honors student at NYU. She leant her small apartment to Yarrow while she spent time traveling to S. Carolina. The murder was shocking in its starkness to veteran policemen who were used to homicide cases. The murder case was front page headlines for several months. I have used newspapers and ancestry records to complete my book.
Mary Dyer, Friend of Freedom
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,180. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Social Activists
Mary Dyer was the first woman in America executed for her religious beliefs, but her death started a revolution no one could stop. Learn how this humble Quaker woman brought religious freedom to the colonies and became an international civil rights hero.
Anna's Boy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,940. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
Thirteen-year-old Anthony Wolff recalls the fear that paralyzed his prosperous, postwar prairie town after the savage murder of two boys. When Anthony’s parents hurry their son away to the safety of a Quaker boarding school, he meets Steve Booth, an inquisitive fifteen-year-old who stumbles on a connection between the murders and an illustrious alumnus of the school.
The Opposite of an Epitaph
Series: Waters of Time. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,580. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A short story set in the Waters of Time universe: George Merrill recovers from an injury in a barn outside of Philadelphia in September 1752, after eleven days that never happened.
The World's Religioons
You set the price! Words: 11,870. Language: Russian. Published: May 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious cults, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Religion
This book introduces relatively widespread world religions. They are presented in a very concise manner and without any commentary. The purpose of the book is to give at least rough information about religious teachings.
Thee and Me: A Beginner's Guide to Early Quaker Records
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 40,550. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Research
For the first time in over 25 years, a book has been written that acquaints Quaker researchers with the intricacies of meeting records. Researchers are introduced not only to the different record types and the most effective use of those records, but to the Quakers themselves. The author is a 10th generation descendant of multiple lines of Quakers who came to the colonies in the earliest years.
Chasing My Roots: New World Finally Meets Old World
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,340. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
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Do you love genealogy? If so, then this story is for you. Written by the grand-daughter of a Belgian immigrant who came to America in 1910, it describes her efforts to find and reunite with his family in Belgium after a breakdown in communication for twenty-five years. When she makes a pilgrimage to meet her relatives in the old world, they pull out all the stops and treat her like a movie star.
Benjamin Lundy's Last Walk
You set the price! Words: 10,710. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
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One man’s story of the struggle to help end slavery. His life was an example to other abolitionists. Slaves came to him in the dark of the night to plead for help. Every waking moment his goal was before him. Anti-slavery societies used his ideas before the Civil War. Lundy was a mentor to many abolitionists.
The Sister of Mary Dyer: The High Price of Freedom
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 103,410. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
Convicted by the Puritans in 1660, Mary Dyer faced the gallows on the Boston Commons. Often misunderstood by her husband and six children, she turned her back on those who loved her for the higher principle of protesting the anti-Quaker Laws. What must it have been like to stand beneath the gallows and watch a loved one make the ultimate sacrifice for something you do not fully understand.